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New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 2016

For whom the Collegiate School was renamed in 1718

Author:
David Phillips
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QWX} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Phillips. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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This puzzle started as an earnest attempt to integrate central 14s (which, based on feedback, seemed to go over well in my themeless ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Sometimes you're right on a constructor's wavelength, and I think I mind melded with David today. From start to finish, such an ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times8/6/16 ( No. 24,378 )
Across
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Spontaneous public gathering : FLASHMOB
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Balance sheet data : DEBTS
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For whom the Collegiate School was renamed in 1718 : ELIHUYALE
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Sushi bar brew : ASAHI
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Like Cirque du Soleil performers : ACROBATIC
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Paris attraction? : HELEN
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Coin collectors? : SOFAS
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As follows : THUS
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Co. with the slogan "We move the world" : DHL
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Precisely : TOAT
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Chuckleheads : BOZOS
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"Red, White & ___" (2005 rock album) : CRUE
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Canonflex or Leicaflex, for short : SLR
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1,000 or 1,000,000 : CUBE
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Profits : AVAILS
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Manipulative use of the Force : JEDIMINDTRICKS
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Like a young Jay Gatsby : POOR
36
Someone always good for a few pints? : UNIVERSALDONOR
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Boehner's successor as House minority leader : PELOSI
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The Japanese captured it in 1941 : GUAM
44
Flight component : LEG
46
Procrastinator's favorite word : SOON
47
Jay Gatsby's beloved : DAISY
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New brunette, say : DYER
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Terminal requests : IDS
51
Coup d'___ : OEIL
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Dwarf warrior in "The Lord of the Rings" : GIMLI
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Part of many a diary : LATCH
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Sticker in a nursery : DIAPERPIN
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Feeling toward a supervillain : ODIUM
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Activity for when there's nothing going on? : STREAKING
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Dapper : NATTY
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Back in the day : YEARSAGO
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Saturnalia events : FEASTS
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2012-16 host of the Grammys : LLCOOLJ
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Soaring expense? : AIRFARE
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Certain weanling : SHOAT
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Nerve centers : HUBS
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"Lady Marmalade" Grammy winner of 2001 : MYA
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___ bread : OAT
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Member of a holiday team : BLITZEN
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Morse "Toto," totally : DAHS
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Telegraph extension? : ESE
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Shoulder-to-hip belt : BALDRIC
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One who's green after seeing red : THEHULK
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Stain-free : SINLESS
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Auto-reply message? : ECHO
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Media giant since 1982 : USATODAY
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Get some help with transportation : BUMARIDE
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21-Down runs them : OBITS
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Shaggy Scottish dog : CAIRN
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Gives credit : CITES
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Sound of power : VROOM
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Red English cattle : DEVON
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Figure in the high 60s : DPLUS
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Y lookalike : UPSILON
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Genre of some of Yoko Ono's art : NEODADA
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"My anger got the best of me" : ILOSTIT
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Nimbleness : AGILITY
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Scandalous Manet painting of 1863 : OLYMPIA
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Knocked for a loop : REELING
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Yank, in Yucatán : GRINGO
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Facilitates : AIDS
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Relatives of stilettos : DIRKS
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Cry of surprise : OHMY
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Ski boots and such : GEAR
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Like bodybuilders' bodies : CUT
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Is for a group? : ARE
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Word with soup or salad : PEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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